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Reasons to use our Chelsfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Chelsfield conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Chelsfield conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 The Chelsfield conveyancing practitioners that are identified are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Chelsfield
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Chelsfield is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Chelsfield have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Chelsfield and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Chelsfield

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chelsfield since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chelsfield

I am hoping to receive a mortgage offer from Nat West. I would like to enlist the help of a Licensed Conveyancer in Chelsfield. Does the Nat West Conveyancing panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Nat West conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

Is it possible for conveyancing in Chelsfield to be finalised inside two weeks?

Where the seller is applying pressure for your conveyancing it is highly recommended that your conveyancer is familiar with the area as they will benefit local connections and intelligence. It is even conceivable that they could have handled previousproperties in the same neighbourhood. You would be best advised to use a Chelsfield conveyancing firm. In addition, check that the conveyancing firm is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is understood that nearly one in five of Chelsfield conveyancing transactions are delayed or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s conveyancer was not on their mortgage lender’s member panel. This can often result in the conveyancing being delayed by as much as three weeks. It is understood that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home sales every year. Most Chelsfield conveyancing firms can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check at the outset.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Chelsfield? Why is this being asked of me?

Chelsfield conveyancing solicitors as well as nationwide property practitioners throughout the UK have a duty under Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules to check the identity of any client with a view to ensure that clients are who they say they are.

Conveyancing clients will need to supply two forms of certified identification; proof of identity (usually a Passport or Driving Licence) and evidence of address (usually a Utility Bill no more than three months).

Proof of source of monies is also necessary in accordance with the money laundering laws as lawyers have a duty to investigate that the funds you are using to purchase a property (whether it be the deposit for exchange or the total purchase monies where you are a cash purchaser) has come from legitimate source (such as an inheritance) and is not the fruits of criminal activity.

I am looking to buy a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Chelsfield who is on the HSBC Bank conveyancing. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for HSBC Bank in certain locations such as Chelsfield. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I am purchasing my first flat in Chelsfield benefiting from help to buy. The developers refused to budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The estate agent advised me not reveal to my solicitor about this extras as it could affect my mortgage with Chelsea Building Society. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a house in Neath but I am based in Chelsfield. My conveyancer (based 235 miles awayneeds me to execute a statutory declaration before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Chelsfield who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Chelsfield based

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chelsfield regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Chelsfield but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Beynons, 113 Glentrammon Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6DQ
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Bishop Akers & Co, Haven House, 193 Swanley Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7LA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chelsfield

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chelsfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Cader Solicitors, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chelsfield regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chelsfield specialising in commercial conveyancing in Chelsfield. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Bishop Akers & Co, Haven House, 193 Swanley Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7LA
  • Strube & Co, 70 St James Way, Sidcup, Kent, London, Kent, DA14 5HF

Neighboring Locations

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Pratt's Bottom

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